NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group logo

Are you concerned about your mental health?
Do you feel alone and hopeless?
Are you wondering how to cope?
Reconnect, rebuild, find support and hope with NAMI Connection


The NAMI Connection recovery support group is a free, peer-led support groups for adults who are concerned about their mental health. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others. Groups are led by NAMI-trained facilitators who’ve been there. NAMI Connection groups allow you to talk about your experiences in a safe and confidential setting. The groups encourage empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:


  • Find hope and develop relationships
  • Find better coping skills
  • Help others while helping yourself
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Work for a better future in a realistic way



If you would like to discuss the NAMI Connection program please contact Judi Maguire at 617-580-8541.
To find the one closest to your area see the complete list below, contact your local NAMI affiliate, call the Judi Maguire at 800-370-9085.


We are currently planning training across the state for FY18/19 but you are welcome to complete and return the NAMI Connection Recovery Group Facilitator Application 2018You will be contacted when a training is scheduled. Please mail or email your application to Judi Maguire, Peer Support Programs Coordinator, NAMI Massachusetts, Schrafft’s Center, 529 Main Street, 1M17, Boston MA 02129-1125 or email or fax: 617-580-8673


The NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups in Massachusetts list is in alphabetical order by Town name. You can change the order of the Towns by clicking the up or down

arrow in the Town column. To find a specific Town name use the search box on the right.


Download the NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group brochure 2018 (PDF)


NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups in Massachusetts

TownMeeting Day
and Time
Acton1st & 3rd Thursdays
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Faith Evangelical Free Church
54 Hosmer St. 01720
(Upper Sun Room)
781-982-3318 or
2:30 - 4:00 PM
NAMI Western Mass Office
324A Springfield St.
413-786-9139 or
3:00 – 4:30 PM
Lindemann Inn HealthCare for the Homeless, 25 Staniford St.Jackie Martinez at

Boston area Connection Groups
10:30 am - 12:00 PM (noon)
Boston Medical Center
Resource Center
85 E. Newton St., Ground Floor
Yuka Gordon
617- 305-9900 or
Connection Support Group at BMC
Boston area Connection Groups
3:00 - 4:30 PM
Peer Education Resource Center
1500 Dorchester Ave.
617-788-1034 or
Connection Support Group at PERC
Boston area Connection Groups
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Easthampton Congregational Church
112 Main Street
Ellen at
or 413-923-8481
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Immaculate Conception Church
489 Broadway
Meryl Snyder at 857-891-0471
Connection Support Group in Everett
Boston area Connection Groups
7:00 -8:30 PM
Heywood Hospital
242 Green St.
Dinish Room Conference Room B
(inside the cafeteria)
Cortney at 508-331-2921 or
2:00 - 3:30 pm
43 Gloucester Ave., Room 2A978-281-1557 Email:
Gloucester2nd & 4th Tuesdays43 Gloucester Ave., Room 2A978-281-1557 Email:
Haverhill1st Thursday
7:00 – 8:30 PM
Holy Family Hospital
62 Brown St., 01830

Public Transit Access:
MVRTA Bus #18
Riverside Route
Lisa at 978-764-8337 or
Atrium Conference Room
Through revolving doors at back of Hospital.
7:00 – 8:30 PM
Health Alliance Leominster Hospital 60 Hospital Rd.Maryann at 978-874-5602
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Federated Church
in East Orleans
162 Main St
Carolyn at
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Baystate Wing Hospital
40 Wright St, 01069
Sarah at 413-782-4926
6:00 – 7:30pm
A New Way Recovery Center
85 Quincy Ave. 02169
Sharon at 617-302-3287 or

1:00 – 2:30 pm
9 Palmer StreetLouray at
617- 442-7837 or 617-849-1250

Boston area Connection Groups
SomervilleWednesdays & Fridays
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (noon)
Cambridge/Somerville RLC
35 Medford St.,
Suite 111, 02143
Janel Tan at 617-863-5388 or
Connection Support Group in Somerville

There are some NAMI Connection testimonials on our YouTube channel if you would like to hear why a NAMI Connection group is different from other support groups.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group outreach video